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minute

1. a period of time equal to 60 seconds; one sixtieth of an hour
2. a unit of angular measure equal to one sixtieth of a degree.

minute

[′min·ət]
(mathematics)
A unit of measurement of angle that is equal to ¹⁄₆₀ of a degree. Symbolized ′. Also known as arcmin.
(mechanics)
A unit of time, equal to 60 seconds.

minute

One division of a module, 3.
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According to customs sources, Monserrate would be thoroughly interrogated, his travel documents scrutinized minutely and passport would be impounded, pending further investigations.
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Absolutely no historically-accurate detail is spared in this minutely specific guide to history and development of diesel locomotives, from the boxcab switchers of the 1920s to the passenger and freight locomotives of the 30's and 40's to modern-day AC-traction-motor road locomotives.
Summary: At a time when India is tracking gross domestic product (GDP) growth and all that can influence it even minutely with near-compulsive obsession, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked world leaders to junk the fascination for the indicator.
Chief among the monitor 's duties will be to find out why Dar was not forthcoming with its 2008 financial statement as per required by CBK, and to examine minutely details of the company 's restructuring plans, he said.
Over-all, the inner workings of such investigative efforts are minutely detailed, relying heavily on the author's background as an international attorney and his work for various Federal agencies in intelligence-gathering.
The quake caused a fire in an electrical transformer in the nonreactor area and a leak of minutely radioactive water into the sea.